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Co-Creating Compostables and Compost

Compost feedstocks
By: Susan Thoman The Compost Manufacturing Alliance was formed to address emerging food service ware feedstocks that more cities are asking their compost facilities to incorporate into organics collection programs. Why? A recent article from GreenBlue addresses the increase in food scrap diversion when employing compostables in public venues.  These public venues provide excellent opportunities […]

Contaminant of the Month: Non-Compostable Green Bags

Contaminant of the Month Green bags
Film plastic is, undeniably, one of the most prevalent contaminants migrating its way into industrial compost facilities.  When analyzing the source of non-compostable films, one simply needs to follow the food scraps to see how established systems of sourcing and sorting has been hindered by the onslaught of non-compostable green bags coming into the market. […]

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